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US News darkside server after hacker attack on pipeline obviously switched off

19:05  14 may  2021
19:05  14 may  2021 Source:   welt.de

The former president of the Maldives operated after being injured in an attack

 The former president of the Maldives operated after being injured in an attack © - police cord after an explosion in Malé, May 6, 2021 in Maldives The former President of the Maldives and Current Chief of Parliament, Mohamed Nasseed, was operated on Friday in the aftermath of the bomb attack in Malé, the capital, in which he was injured as well as his bodyguard.

After the cyber attack on a US pipeline, the alleged servers used by the alleged hacker group Darkside has apparently switched off unknown. The US Security Company Recorded Future declared on Friday, the operator of the Darkside blackmail has explained in a post to have lost access to the servers. Among other things, the blog of the group and the payment server are affected. Also, by extortion, crypto feed was lost.

Nach dem Cyberangriff auf eine US-Pipeline sind offenbar Server der mutmaßlich verantwortlichen Hackergruppe Darkside von Unbekannten abgeschaltet worden. Die US-Sicherheitsfirma Recorded Future erklärte, der Betreiber des Darkside-Erpressungstrojaners habe in einem Post erklärt, den Zugang auf die Server verloren zu haben. © Jim Watson After the Cyber ​​attack on a US pipeline, servers of alleged responsible hacker group Darkside has been switched off unknown. The US Security Company Recorded Future said the operator of the Darkside blackmail has explained in a post to have lost access to the servers.

The Darkside's website in the Darknet - ie the part of the internet, which is not available to normal users - was not reached on Friday. The exact backgrounds were initially unclear. The US authorities had announced a decisive fight against Darkside after the hacker attack on the Colonial Pipeline. The Cyber ​​Group of the US Military, the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade, shared the explanation of Recorded Future in the Short Monitor Service Twitter. However,

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 Maldives: Ex-President Mohamed Nasheed in a © Maldives Police Service via Reuters of the police inspect the area of ​​an explosion in front of the family home of former President Mohamed Nasheed in Male , the Maldives, May 6, 2021. The former President of the Maldives and Current Chief of Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed, is in intensive care, after being targeted by an attack, said Friday, the hospital where he has been operated. The current President, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, denounced an attack on democracy.

Recorded Future explained, possibly it is only a deception maneuver of the hacker group to dive with the alleged citizen crypto currency. Darkside provides malware other hackers called ransomware to blackmail companies. The ransom is then shared.

The temporary decommissioning of the Colonial Pipeline after the Hacker Attack had led to supply bottlenecks and panic-gaspopes in the east of the United States. Since Thursday, the pipeline is transported again and delivered to customers. According to the news agency Bloomberg, Colonial Pipeline paid five million dollars (around 4.1 million euros) ransom. A corporate spokesman did not want to comment this.

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Increased pressure on the group of pirates Cyber ​​attack in the United States .
© Francois Picard The installation of Colonial Pipeline in Pasadena (Texas) May 10 2021 The vise seemed to tighten Friday around the hackers computer From Darkside to the origin of the cyberattack against the colonial American pipeline pipeline operator: experts say that his servers were put out of service and that his messages have even been removed by a large community of Russian cybercriminals.

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